Conferences/Workshops/Training Programmes organized by the Department


VETOMAC IV
The department has organized an International Conference on Vibration Engineering and Technology of Machinery (VETOMAC-IV) during December 17-19, 2007 at Hotel Katriya & Towers, Hyderabad in collaboration with Corporate R & D Division, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) and the Vibration Institute of India.,  Mr V Nageswara Rao Head of MED, OU and YVL Narsimha Murthy, GM(AM& HR), CORP.R&D, BHEL were the Organizing Secretaries and Mr V Uma Maheshwar (Placement Officer,UCE,OU) was the Convener. This conference catered the needs of the working professionals, research scholars and acted like a platform for the interaction between the authors, delegates, participants  and the key-note speakers. A total of 125 papers were received and 52 papers were selected for final presentation at the event. It included papers from not only India but also other countries like USA, UK, Poland, Iran, China, Canada, Serbia etc. The conference was of three days duration. Each session had  paper presentations and a key note lecture. The keynote lectures were by renowned professors and resource persons in the field of Vibrations like Prof J S Rao, Prof Arthur Lees, Prof, W D Klein, Prof C W Lim, Prof Nalinaksh S Vyas, Prof S Narayanan, Dr K Gupta, Dr S K Goyal and many others.
The delegates and participants were not only the students and faculty of the university and affiliated colleges but also from various academia like IITs , NITs, other Universities and Engineering Colleges and working professionals, industry experts from BARC, ISRO, CSIR Labs, DAE, BHEL, NAL, Altair Engineering, ANSYS India,  National Instruments, TCS, CTS and WIPRO etc.

  • Prof D N Reddy and Mr V Uma Maheshwar Organised “ Rajiv Gandhi Akshay Urja Diwas Technical Paper Competitions on  Non Conventional Energy Resources” on behalf of Center for Energy Technology, Osmania University on August 11, 2007. Students from Professional Colleges from all over Andhra Pradesh State participated in the competition. The winners were given prizes by the Chief Minister in a state level function
  • Dr. T.A. Janardhan Reddy, Director, EDC, Osmania University is instrumental in enhancing the Entrepreneurship awareness among students, faculty of the University and various affiliated colleges and also working professionals of the region. The various activities under taken by the EDC are( minimum of one programme every month):
  1. Entrepreneurship awareness camps for students, Faculty of the University and various affiliated colleges.
  2. Entrepreneurship development programme for unemployed women.
  3. Entrepreneurship development programme for school drop outs.
  4. Entrepreneurship development programme for unemployed Under Graduates and Graduates.
  • Mr V Uma Maheshwar initiated and organized the first ever TRADITIONAL DAY of University College of Engineering, Osmania University named “SANSKRITI-2008” on March 29th, 2008.
  • Mr V Uma Maheshwar Coordinated a series of five faculty training programmes for faculty of UCE, OU and OU affiliated Colleges in collaboration with Wipro Technologies. Overall 120 faculty members were trained.
  • Mr V Uma Maheshwar Coordinated Two day Placement Training Program “ SAMANVAYA 2008” held under TEQIP during March 8-9, 2008. The Pre-final year Engineering students were trained in Placement related Aptitude tests, Group Discussions, Interviews and Communication and Soft skills.  530 Participants attended the Program.
  • Mr V Uma Maheshwar Coordinator for  one day Management Admissions Training Program “ SPARDHA 2007” held on September 22, 2007 in association with Career Launcher.The Prefinal year Engineering students were trained in Management Institutes Admissions related Aptitude tests, Group Discussions, Interviews and Communication and Soft skills. 320 students attended the Program.
  • Mr V Uma Maheshwar Coordinator of ANSYS Certified Training Initiative in Value Engineering (ACTIVE) –a Joint Technical Collaborative effort with ANSYS India, to offer Training programmes to Industry /Research personnel on CFD and ANSYS. Under ACTIVE, organized a training programme to working engineers of Ordinance Factory ( Medak)
  • Mr V Uma Maheshwar Coordinator for State level Rajiv Gandhi Akshay Urja Diwas Competitions on behalf of Center for Energy Technology, Osmania University for NEDCAP, Non Conventional Energy Development Corporation of Andhra Pradesh  in 2008.  Debating and Technical Paper Presentation Competitions are organised for the students of Engineering Colleges in A.P. The Prizes are given by the Chief Minister of  Andhra Pradesh at a state level function held at Hyderabad on “Renewable Energy Day”  in August 2008.
  • Mr V Uma Maheshwar is Editor-in-Chief for the College Annual magazine ‘YOU 2008’released on the College farewell day function to outgoing final year students on 29th March 2008.
  • Dr P Ramesh Babu has organized an Entrepreneurship awareness camp for Minority students(Muslims) as per govt. of India , Sachar recommendations and sponsored by SIDBI.
  • Mr V Nageswara Rao is the Organizing Secretary and Dr P Ramesh Babu is the convener  for an International Conference on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (ISTAM-08) to be held during 27th -30th of December 2008 at UCE, OU.